For something a little different visit Dragon Reptiles in Pembroke Dock. This is a great attraction for kids as they get a hands on experience with lizards, snakes and spiders. As you walk around you see over 100 exotic animals including crocodiles, rattlesnakes and lizards.
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For a fun family day out when it’s raining visit Techniquest, there’s two in Wales one in Cardiff Bay and one in Wrexham. Techinquest is a science and discovery centre with interactive displays, science theatre and planetarium. It’s the perfect attraction to engage and motivate children with science in a fun way.
Discover what it was like to work underground at the coal face of Big Pit Mine
on the world famous underground tour. A real miner will take you 300 feet down the mind shaft into the pit where you will be guided around coal faces, engine houses and stables.
There are 10 Great Little Trains dotted all over Wales waiting to take you on a journey through the wonderful Welsh countryside. The narrow gauge steam trains are a wonderful way of discovering Wales in a unique way with many routes stopping at popular attractions.
The Evolution of Wales is wonderfully displayed at the National Museum Cardiff. Families can journey through time and discover how Wales looked millions of years ago. Brought to life with film, sound, light, fossils, woolly mammoths and impressive dinosaur skeletons.
The Blue Lagoon Waterpark in Narbeth is perfect for all the family. Big and little kids will have hours of fun in the water and the main attraction - the flumes! With 4 to choose from you can be fired out into a plunge pool on the open flume or enjoy the twist and turns of the enclosed flumes or for the brave there’s the Torpedo.
The National Showcaves Centre for Wales has 3 caves to explore. Dan-yr-Ogof Showcave with it’s impressive stalactites and stalagmites, the Bone Cave where human and animal skeletons were discovered and the Cathedral Cave with delicate cave formations.
Families will love Pili Palas on Anglesey as it has many indoor attractions guaranteed to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day.
A favourite is the butterfly house where you can see exotic butterflies, plants and waterfalls.
Perfect for keeping the kids entertained on a rainy day is the multi award winning Llangorse Activity Centre. Kids can have a go at a range of indoor activities including Wales’ only indoor natural rock climbing, a walk across rope bridges, scramble the high level cargo nets, abseiling or a go on the indoor zip line.
Go under water at Anglesey Sea Zoo or Rhyl Sea life Centre to discover the animals that live there. As you walk under the waves you’ll see British sharks and rays amongst other animals in their natural habitat. Children also have the opportunity to help feed the friendly rays and visit the other sea life zones.